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Closing the Gap Indigenous Health Project Officer - Maitland / Port Pirie


We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 82% of staff have voted a 'TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK' by Best Practice Australia.

Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and on the cutting edge of service provision?

Sonder has a 25 year history of delivering primary care services. With a presence across both country and metro SA, our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response.

Closing the Gap Indigenous Health Project Officer (IHPO) - Part-time to Full time (up to 37.5 hrs per week)

Position available to work within our Maitland and/or Port Pirie Office

We are seeking an enthusiastic Indigenous Health Project Officer who reside in either the Yorke Peninsula, Mid-North or Gawler/Barossa regions. The IHPO will join and be supported by the Sonder Closing the Gap ITC team. This position will cover Gawler, Barossa, Yorke Peninsula and Mid North region and will be based at our offices in Maitland or Port Pirie.

The Country Indigenous Health Project Officer will ensure there is a focus on Indigenous health and aim to improve the integration of care across the Yorke Peninsula, Mid-North and Gawler/Barossa regions. The IHPO will provide leadership on Indigenous health issues and be responsible for developing and implementing a coordinated team-based approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, especially between the IHPO, Aboriginal Outreach Worker and Coordinator positions.

The successful applicants will have experience in needs assessment and planning, developing multi-program approaches and cross-sector linkages, and implementing strategies to improve access to mainstream primary care providers.

The successful applicant must also have an understanding and experience in improving capacity of mainstream primary care to deliver culturally appropriate primary care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We welcome applicants who are seeking flexible working arrangements.

The information package on our website contains information about Sonder, and guidelines on submitting your application.

You will find within the information package:

  • An overview of Sonder
  • Position description and role requirements

Competitive salaries are available to the right applicants commensurate with experience, plus Super. Additionally, you will be offered a range of outstanding benefits including generous salary packaging options, TOIL, meal & entertainment allowances and mileage allowance, all of which will significantly boost your overall package!

Full position descriptions are available at sonder.net.au/careers.

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